Hornets fall in straight sets to North Dakota

Satchi Hover

Sacramento State’s volleyball team fell in straight sets (23-25, 17-25, 19-25) Saturday on road against the University of North Dakota.

With the loss, the Hornets fall back to .500 at 13-3 (8-7) and find themselves in sixth place in the Big Sky Conference. North Dakota (19-9, 14-2) stayed in first place in conference with the victory.

Freshman outside hitter Morgan Stanley led Sac State with 9 kills. Freshman middle blocker Courtney Dietrich followed with eight kills and a .286 hitting percentage.

North Dakota’s senior middle blocker Ronni Munkeby proved to be too much for Sac State as she had 12 kills and a .526 percentage.  

As a team, Sac State had 38 kills, while North Dakota tallied 46.

The Hornets conclude their road trip Monday when they take on Northern Colorado (10-15, 6-9).